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Things To Do in Bakersfield, CA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Bakersfield Music Theatre

Bakersfield Music Theatre

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Professor Muldoon's Hot-Air Balloon Company

Professor Muldoon's Hot-Air Balloon Company

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Kern County Fair

Kern County Fair

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Stockdale Country Club

Stockdale Country Club

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Sierra South Mountain Sports

Sierra South Mountain Sports

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Maya Bakersfield 16 Cinemas

Maya Bakersfield 16 Cinemas

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Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

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Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

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The Goose Bar and Grill

The Goose Bar and Grill

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Bakersfield Scuba

Bakersfield Scuba

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The Marketplace

The Marketplace

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Mountain & River Adventures Rafting & Camping

Mountain & River Adventures Rafting & Camping

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Professor Muldoon's Hot-Air Balloon Company

Professor Muldoon's Hot-Air Balloon Company

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Local Resources in Bakersfield, CA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Kern Community College District

Kern Community College District

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Bakersfield Fire Department

Bakersfield Fire Department

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Physicians Plaza Surgical Center

Physicians Plaza Surgical Center

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The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield Californian

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The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield Californian

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Meadows Field (BFL) Airport

Meadows Field (BFL) Airport

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Verizon

Verizon

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